MISSION VISION VALUES
Plimoth Plantation offers powerful personal encounters with history built on thorough research about the Wampanoag People and the Colonial English community in the 1600s.
The guest experience is at the heart of our work. Plimoth’s unique and evocative setting, professional staff and compelling approach to history in an immersive environment combine to provide a guest experience that is at once authentic, engaging, educational and fun. We strive for excellence in our work and are successful when a satisfied guest recommends us to family and friends.
We are people of diverse cultures, backgrounds, talents, skills, and knowledge who share a passionate commitment to the success and well being of Plimoth Plantation. The following values shape the nature and quality of our work in all areas of the museum. We regard these values as meaningful guides which will continue to serve the evolution and positive growth of Plimoth Plantation. They are central to the purpose and philosophy of this organization. They provide continuity and stability in times of stress and change. Our values help us to focus on what is important and to make choices with clarity. They are the essential and enduring tenets that define Plimoth Plantation.
People: People are the key to Plimoth Plantation’s success. We draw on many human resources in our work, beginning with the people of the 17th century whose lives, cultures and worldviews we are privileged to interpret. In equally important ways, we depend on our employees, volunteers and trustees who contribute their skills, enthusiasm, knowledge and the gift of their time; and most of all we depend on our guests, donors and members, whose interest, goodwill and generosity support our educational mission.
Learning: We provide powerful experiences to all who join us in an exploration of the past by using engaging ‘living history’ techniques, proven teaching methods, traditional storytelling and cutting edge technology. We encourage continual individual and professional growth to bring about productive and positive changes in the Museum and in ourselves. We constantly seek to inspire our guests in their quest for a deeper and more personal understanding of the past.
Integrity: An honest and balanced presentation of history is of the greatest importance to us. We se